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Health Care for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities across the Lifespan

by I. Leslie Rubin

Health Care for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities across the Lifespan Synopsis

This book provides a broad overview of quality health care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). It focuses on providing the reader a practical approach to dealing with the health and well-being of people with IDD in general terms as well as in dealing with specific conditions. In addition, it offers the reader a perspective from many different points of view in the health care delivery system as well as in different parts of the world. This is the 3rd , and much expanded edition, of a text that was first published in 1989 (Lea and Fibiger). The second edition was published in 2006 (Paul Brookes) and has been used as a formal required text in training programs for physicians, nurses and nurse practitioners as well as by administrators who are responsible for programs serving people with IDD. This book is considered the Bible in the field of health care for people with IDD since 1989 when the first edition came out.

Book Information

ISBN: 9783319180953
Publication date: 10th May 2016
Author: I. Leslie Rubin
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 2307 pages
Categories: Clinical & internal medicine, Clinical psychology, Care of the mentally ill,

About I. Leslie Rubin

I. Leslie Rubin, MD, is President and Founder of the Innovative Solutions for Disadvantage and Disability (ISDD), Research Associate Professor at the Department of Pediatrics, Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, Co-director of the Southeast Pediatric Environmental Health Unit at Emory University, and Medical Director of Developmental Pediatric Specialists, Atlanta, Georgia. He is originally from South Africa, where he trained in pediatrics. He came to the United States to specialize in neonatology and then in developmental pediatrics. He was initially at the hospitals of the Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland Ohio from 1976-1980 and then moved to the ...

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